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Chicken Chorizo (2017 update)

Chicken Chorizo (2017 update)...

Chicken Chorizo I had some left over penne from the night before and found a chorizo and some other goodies which I needed to use. I really love digging out what I have not used every few days and seeing what I can come up with, it doesn’t always work out as I expect but this one was a real winner. If you don’t have chorizo, use bacon or salami. This fed 3 very hungry people with a bit left over so 4 or 5...
Chicken and stout casserole

Chicken and stout casserole...

This recipe is a perfect recipe if you are a fan of one pot cooking. It is really delicious, has a fantastic gravy and never fails to please. You can substitute the stout for regular beer or chicken stock but believe me, the stout gives it a really great flavour. For my foreign readers, a stout beer is very similar to Guinness. Serve it with some creamed spinach or any greens. Green beans in a bit of garlic with bacon...
Fathers day Lunch

Fathers day Lunch...

Fathers day Dads seldom need more than to be shown that you appreciate them and what better way than to spend a little time preparing a few of his favorite meals. Spoil the Dads this weekend with a hearty lunch and a dessert that will have him singing your praises and looking forward to next year. Here are a few ideas that are really simple but will show him that you have put in the effort to make something special. Always...
Summer time chicken salad

Summer time chicken salad...

chicken salad This is a great little chicken salad recipe with a summer twist that will have your family and friends going back again and again. It’s been so hot lately, I thought I’d make a chicken salad with some fruit. It’s really foolproof and fantastically fresh and delicious, Ideal for hot days so give it a try, you will love it. (makes 4 servings so double it up if need be) What you need Red apples...
Chicken Leek and Ham pie

Chicken Leek and Ham pie...

Chicken and Ham pie with Leeks I made these pies along with the Greek Lamb shanks and Lemon Flans for a dinner party of 23 people the other night and it went down a real treat. You can prepare the filling the night before and then just cover with the pastry and pop it in the oven half an hour before serving. It is a very simple recipe and seriously delicious.  Make a large pie or separate into 4 smaller pies, it works...
Chicken, Coriander and Cashew Nut Curry

Chicken, Coriander and Cashew Nut Curry...

Chicken Coriander & Cashew nut curry The marvellous thing about a curry is that you can adapt the recipe to suit you. Don’t be scared to add a few extra chillies if you like to be dripping with sweat while you eat. This recipe has a bit of a kick, but isn’t too hot at all! Recipe By Rozanne This is a rich and seriously delicious curry that has plenty of gravy that is fantastic just on it’s own with...
Winter recipes

Winter recipes...

Winter is such a great time to stay in and create some of those recipes that fill your home with mouth watering smells so I have put together a few ideas for you. Winter Meat Recipes Stews and bredies are must do meals for winter and the lasagna is another of those proper comfort foods that hits the mark every time. These are just a few of my favourites, so be sure to browse around in the Beef recipes, Lamb recipes or...
Quick Mustard Chicken

Quick Mustard Chicken...

Wholegrain Mustard chicken This chicken recipe is very quick and very tasty, you will be out of the kitchen in 20 minutes tops. The recipe also does very well doubled which makes it ideal for large crowds. These ingredients serve 4 to 5 people depending on what you decide to serve it with. I like to serve it with boiled baby potatoes that have been rustically crushed and tossed in better, parsley and black pepper as...
Delicious Chicken Casserole

Delicious Chicken Casserole...

Chicken Casserole This Chicken Casserole is so simple to make and is real home made Italian style cooking that never fails to meet the taste test. It’s economical and you don’t have to use the vegetables in the recipe, use whatever vegetable you have in your fridge. You will love the chunky farm style look of the dish and the flavour is fabulous. The best oart is that it is a meal all on it’s own, although...
Chicken and baby potato salad

Chicken and baby potato salad...

Chicken potato salad It is so hot right now that a great salad that has all the makings of a roast is just what I need. Try this Chicken and baby potato salad with peas and greens, it is really fantastic and depending on how you feel, you can have the chicken and potatoes warm or cold. Try it tonight, your family will love it. (4 people as a main meal) What you need 500g baby potatoes boiled and halved 4 chicken breasts...
Chicken and Prawn Rice

Chicken and Prawn Rice...

Chicken and Prawn Stirfry One of my favourite Chinese meals is chicken and prawn fried rice that I order about 8 of 10 times I have Chines takeout so I set out to find an easy to prepare alternative that tastes just as good as the local Chinese takeout. It’s really important to have a very hot wok or pan when you start and to work quickly, making sure that the ingredients get a quick scalding that adds a bit of...
Ginger Ale Chicken Bake

Ginger Ale Chicken Bake...

Ginger Ale Chicken Casserole Chicken in Ginger Ale has got to be the easiest, tastiest way to serve chicken pieces that is seriously delicious. The best thing about it is that you can make this for 2 people or 200 people without any problem and everyone will love it. This is the perfect holiday recipe. The sauce thicken up beautifully and over a nice pile of rice and a salad, there is no easier way to produce a delicious...
Quick Chicken liver Pate

Quick Chicken liver Pate...

chicken liver pate on french bread I am a big fan of chicken liver pate and of all the recipes I have tried, this has got to be the easiest of the lot. It’s not quite a baked chicken liver pate which is really fancy but well worth it, but it tastes fabulous and is always on call to feed the masses. What you need 2 heaped tablespoons butter (about 100g) Pinch of dried Thyme Pinch of dried marjoram 1 medium onion...
Cajun style lemon Chicken

Cajun style lemon Chicken...

Cajun lemon chicken This is a great chicken dish that is great hot and cold the next day. The cajun spices with the lemon and crunchy quick stir fried veg are a treat. For a salad version of the recipe all you have to do is drape your cooled cajun chicken and peppers over your favourite leaves, give it another squeeze of fresh lemon and perhaps add a some freshly cut melon. This one is very easy and very versatile, fresh...

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